Course: ENGL 443. English Literature of the Middle Ages (3)
Preparatory: 6 units of lower division literature courses, or 3 units of lower division literature and ENGL 355. Study of the literature of England to 1500, including Beowulf and representative Old English secular and religious poems and such Middle English authors as Chaucer, Langland, the Pearl Poet, Gower and Malory, as well as such medieval genres as the romance, the lyric, the ballad and the drama. Some works will be read in modern English versions. Available for graduate credit.